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Research and Development in Nonclinical Pharma Careers


Unveiling the Science Behind Drug Development Let's delve into the intriguing world of research and development (R&D) in nonclinical pharma careers. Today, we explore the critical role played by nonclinical scientists in the captivating realm of drug development. From preclinical studies to groundbreaking discoveries, let's uncover the science behind this essential aspect of the pharmaceutical industry. Nonclinical R&D: A Foundation for Success In the field of pharmaceuticals, nonclinical R&D serves as the backbone of drug development. Nonclinical scientists [...]

Research and Development in Nonclinical Pharma Careers2023-07-14T14:42:35-05:00

Expanding Horizons: Lucrative NonClinical Career Paths for Physicians


What are the best-paying nonclinical career paths for physicians that do NOT involve patient care? As physicians, our dedication to patient care is unparalleled, but there comes a time when nonclinical career paths must be considered. However, some of us may reach a point where we seek new opportunities beyond the traditional realm of direct patient care. Fortunately, the field of medicine offers various lucrative nonclinical career paths that allow us to leverage our medical knowledge and expertise [...]

Expanding Horizons: Lucrative NonClinical Career Paths for Physicians2023-06-28T13:35:48-05:00

Embracing a Fulfilling Transition: The Ideal Job for a Pre-Retirement Physician


As physicians, we embark on a lifelong journey dedicated to healing and caring for others. After years of practicing medicine, it is natural for Pre-Retirement Physicians to ponder the idea of slowing down as retirement approaches.  While the thought of stepping away from a career that defines us may be daunting, there exists a perfect opportunity for physicians in pre-retirement to embrace a role that allows for a more relaxed pace without sacrificing fulfillment. Let us explore the [...]

Embracing a Fulfilling Transition: The Ideal Job for a Pre-Retirement Physician2023-06-28T13:17:28-05:00

How to Validate Your Business Idea


The Problem In this post, I want to explain why it is important to validate your business idea. You may recall that in my previous blog post in this series, I described the factors needed to select a product or service to offer future customers: It's an area that you’re passionate about (or reflects your purpose), You have expertise or skills to share, There are customers with a problem to solve, and The customers are willing and able [...]

How to Validate Your Business Idea2020-11-22T07:55:10-06:00

Know This to Be a Great Hospital Quality Medical Director – 133


And Prep for Your Interview This week, John describes what a great hospital quality medical director needs to know to succeed. By understanding and implementing these concepts, the medical director will be able to lead a strong QI program. A hospital's quality improvement program is designed to ensure that medical care is undeniably effective, evidence-based, timely and error-free. The field has exploded over the past 30 years, with an increasing emphasis on measuring and reporting outcomes of care. [...]

Know This to Be a Great Hospital Quality Medical Director – 1332021-03-30T18:18:06-05:00

Personality Types and Physician Burnout with Heather Fork


This week's blog post is a Guest Post by Heather Fork, MD, CPCC, who blogs at Doctor's Crossing. She provides advice on how to manage our burnout based on our personality types. Heather is a certified coach and owner and founder of Doctor’s Crossing. It's there that she works with physicians who are seeking to renew and reinvigorate their careers and avoid burnout.   After practicing for 9 years in her own successful dermatology practice, she made the difficult decision to [...]

Personality Types and Physician Burnout with Heather Fork2020-03-02T09:07:12-06:00

Top Clues Reveal the Victim Mentality


Did I reveal the victim mentality in myself in a recent blog post? I think I did. In an article for my blog a few months ago, what I wrote was perceived as critical of certain physician leaders. I linked to examples of their writing that were popular with physician readers. They pertained to issues that physicians find very intrusive, that promote burnout, and often interfere with the practice of medicine.  In quoting their articles, I made it look [...]

Top Clues Reveal the Victim Mentality2020-03-02T09:10:12-06:00


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